How many critical medical systems can be found on the Internet, accessible to and hackable by remote attackers? According to security researchers Scott Erven and Mark Collao, too many.
If security researchers get no response from manufacturers when disclosing vulnerabilities with life-threatening implications, the majority of IT security professionals (64%) believe that the information should then be made public, according to AlienVault.
In most people's minds, antivirus and security software equals better security.
Researchers with security consultancy VerSprite have unearthed several vulnerabilities in Western Digital's My Cloud NAS product, which can be exploited by local and remote attackers to achieve root access to the device.
A new Citizen Lab report details results of two independent audits of the privacy and security of Smart Sheriff, a parental monitoring application that has been promoted by the South Korean government.
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